|Cum Data Fuerit 1929 - Sacred Oriental Congregation|
"Cum Data Fuerit," English translation of the Decree of the Sacred Oriental Congregation in Rome, originally published in Latin on March 1, 1929 in reference to Eastern Catholics in the USA. The decree, which was approved by Pope Pius XI on February 9, 1929, established norms for the American Eastern Catholic Churches (at that time comprising what are now known as Ukrainian and Ruthenian Catholic Churches) in 43 articles...
Keywords: Byzantine Catholic; Greek Catholic; Ruthenian Catholic; Ukrainian Greek Catholic; Eastern Catholic; Roman Catholic; Orthodox; Uniate; Canon Law; Married Priests; Celibacy; Ea Semper; Eastern Congregation; Oriental Congregation
|Apostolic Constitution Sacri Canones John Paul II 1990|
The Apostolic Constitution "Sacri Canones", issued October 18, 1990 by Pope John Paul II as he promulgated the Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches (CCEO), the canon law in force for Eastern Catholics. In this document (12.1 MB), Pope John Paul II describes the process for the development of a separate canon law for Eastern Catholics in union with Rome, stating that this Eastern Code "must be considered a new complement to the teachings proposed by the Second Vatican Council." John Paul II doc...
Keywords: Catholic Church; Canon Law; Eastern Canon Law; Eastern Catholic; Byzantine Catholic; Melkite Greek Catholic; Ukrainian Greek Catholic; Romanian Greek Catholic; Coptic Catholic; Armenian Catholic; Orthodox; Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic; Eastern Congregation; Oriental Congregation
|Historical Mirror Greek Rite Catholics 1884-1963 - John Slivka|
Historical Mirror: Sources of the Rusin and Hungarian Greek Rite Catholics in the United States of America 1884-1963 by Fr. John Slivka. A compendium of historical documents and some pictures relating to the establishment of the Ruthenian Byzantine Catholic Church (an Eastern Catholic Church in union with the Pope of Rome) in the USA. Records reaction to the papal decrees Ea Semper (1907) and Cum Data Fuerit (1929) which imposed priestly celibacy on the Ruthenian Church in the USA and led to def...
Keywords: Byzantine Catholic; Ruthenian; Greek Catholic; Rusin; Rusyn; Uniate; Ukrainian Greek Catholic; Ea Semper; Cum Data Fuerit; Eastern Catholic; Married Priests; Priestly Celibacy; Eastern Congregation; Eastern Rite; American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese; Orthodox; Orthodoxy; Alexius Toth; Russian Orthodox; Alexis Toth; Oriental Congregation; Union of Uzhorod; Union of Brest